Inside the Daily Planet, 8/14/07


U of M workers organize for strike Staff, Workday Minnesota University of Minnesota clerical, technical and health care workers, represented by AFSCME, are organizing for a strike, their union announced. Heroes and Survivors of the Tragedy Marco Fernández Landoni, La Prensa de Minnesota Excerpts from an interview by Taniz Ruiz, aired through La Invasora 1400AM from Minneapolis Bridge collapse coverage TC Daily Planet and community media partners Community meeting Wednesday, additional and earlier coverage of I-35W collapse. Aisha Cooper Crowned Ms. Liberia-MN 2007 Staff, African News Journal With a platform of “Empowering and Uplifting Young Women,” Cooper is passionate about helping young women realize their power. NEW IN VOICES Letter from the new editor of Mshale by Edwin O. Okong’o, Mshale Home economics 101 by Terry VanDerPol, Land Stewardship Project NEW IN BLOGS A few reflections in response to prompts from readers by Louis Mendoza, A journey across our America / St. Paul: Pretty vacant by Todd Melby, Building MInnesota